Why do those with autism avoid eye contact?

Imaging studies reveal over-activation of sub-cortical brain structures in response to direct gaze.

Jun 17

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Three Habits Calm People Never Practice

Train your brain to do differently next time your mind is hijacked by worry.

Jun 16

Categories: Anxiety

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5 Ways Mentally Strong People Conquer Self-Doubt

What's the worst that can happen? It's probably not as bad as you think.

Jun 15

Categories: Self-Doubt, Stress Management

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6 ways to make a bad first impression

1. Don't try so hard to be "memorable."

Jun 14

Categories: Friendships, Social Anxiety / Phobia

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Do you contribute to your own depression?

Millions struggle with depression every year, but more often than not, the majority of those diagnosed unintentionally rob themselves of joy. How many of these six depression-generating factors apply to you?

Jun 13

Categories: Depression, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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12 Tips to Build a Stronger Sibling Bond

How to help your children have as many positive interactions as you can.

Jun 9

Categories: Family Problems, Relationships & Marriage

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The 11 Commandments of Criticism

Criticism is a crucial skill, but most of us are afraid to give it.

Jun 9

Categories: Sensitivity to Criticism

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How Self-Compassion Can Help You Heal Your Inner Critic

Guest writer Dr. Mari Kovanen explains how you can use self-compassion to change your negative self-talk, heal your inner critic, and ultimately create a pathway to a healthier self-image and stronger relationships.

Jun 8

Categories: Self-Care / Self Compassion, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-Love, ...

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Do You Know How to Be Present Amid Someone’s Suffering?

Do you know how to be there for someone who is suffering?

Jun 8

Categories: Support Groups

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The Essential Guide to Defense Mechanisms

Can you spot your favourite form of self-deception?

Jun 7

Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Self-Care / Self Compassion

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10 Keys to Recovery

The must-haves for recovery from mental illness or addiction.

Jun 6

Categories: Addictions, Mental Health in Asia

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The psychology of why we hate cheap things

Why is it that we're often drawn to the biggest price tags, and tend to scoff at things with small ones? Business Insider gives both the historical and psychological explanations for why we disregard cheap goods.

Jun 5

Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping

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Use the PANDA Method to Apologize in a Meaningful Way

This is how to say sorry in a meaningful way.

Jun 3

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength in Just 5 Minutes

Build your mental muscle with a few brain training exercises.

Jun 3

Categories: Positive Psychology

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Your personality may affect your vulnerability to mental health ...

Findings suggest that some people have a personality profile that predisposes them to mental health problems, to more serious mental health problems when they occur, and even to more adverse life events.

Jun 3

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Personality problems

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